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@Jaxonpool: The Brighter Side of Jacksonville • Sea turtle rescue • The Elbow Bender • Friday, June 26, 2015, Issue 508 •

Bernie Sanders Is Not Boring, from Funny or Die, June 25 ↓

Sanders – Alternative link

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Jamie Berube, a former Jacksonville resident and someone the Jaxonpool editors know well, married a man who turned out to be physically abusive. When she left him, he cleared out their joint bank account, leaving her penniless. She now is in dire straights. We ourselves have contributed, and if you can come to her assistance, we would be grateful. Please help Jamie through “Go Fund Me” ⇒ Help Needed/Divorce/Domestic Abuse

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The Elbow Bender in Jacksonville, from I Know Jax, June 24↓

Elbow – Alternative link

Sea turtle rescue in Jacksonville Beach (part 1), from Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol, June 24↓

Rescue 1 – Alternative link

Sea turtle rescue in Jacksonville Beach (part 3), from Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol, June 24↓

Rescue 3 – Alternative link

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pic4 copyAugust’s List, by Farinelli, a Jacksonville resident. Not so easy listening. Genres: alt-country, alt-hip hop, Americana, cosmic, dance-pop, electropunk, experimental, folk, indie, lo-fi, neo-psychedelic, noise, post punk, shoegaze, synthpop, trip hop, etc. Watch & listen

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pic2 copy“PEOPLE OF JAX // CARI SÀNCHEZ-POTTER” (June 23), by BRENTLEYSTEAD. Somewhere in the City: People, places, and happenings in Jacksonville. This site’s goal is to help ignite the growth of a proactive community. Read

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panned Barry Lyndon (June 16). Panned Review, by Jacob Lusk. Film reviews by a Jacksonville movie-reviewing fiend and English teacher. Read

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OnTheBlink“Two Essays Published!” (June 10). On the Blink, by Emily Michael. Considering how my light is spent. Blog posts, music reviews, and published articles from a blind writer, musician, and Jacksonville English instructor. Read

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crip2“Chopped Liver” (June 23). Smart Ass Cripple, by Mike Ervin. Expressing pain through sarcasm since 2010. Voted the World’s Biggest Smart Ass by J.D. Power and Associates. Read

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The Field Negro, by Wain Bennett. Sometimes candid, sometimes tongue-in-cheek discussions about race. Read

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brain Brain Pickings, by Maria Popova. A library of cross-disciplinary interestingness and combinatorial creativity. Read

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calvinsstory“Oh, what I’d give” (June 25). Calvin’s Story, by Christy Shake. Epilepsy & beyond: a mother’s journal. A mother’s journal of the anguish, grief, joy, and triumph shared with her chronically ill son. Christy and Calvin live in Maine. Read

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MaggieWorld“Back in the hunt” (June 25). Maggie World, by Sally Coghlan McDonald. Normalizing the abnormal. A mother sharing her experiences raising her disabled daughter and navigating, advocating and dealing with the system. [Although Maggie passed away in 2014, her mother continues to write. She lives in San Francisco.] Read

 

gargoyle copyEat & Gargoyle Magazine. A Jacksonville literary magazine published by Mark Ari: “I’m delighted to announce a new EAT Release in collaboration with Gargoyle Magazine. Gargoyle, based in Washington D.C. and edited by poet Richard Peabody, is one of the longest running and most respected independent journals in the country.” Read
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Eat Flash #1. EAT Flash is a collection of writers reading their own brief works of fiction, creative nonfiction, and prose poetry. All of the writers are connected to the Jacksonville area. Work by Al Letson, Coe Douglas, Mark Ari, Tim Gilmore, Hurley Winkler, Sohrab Homi Fracis, April Gray Wilder, Marcus Pactor, Grant Kittrell, and Christine Utz. Produced by Mark Ari. Listen

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Eat the Public Domain. EAT the Public Domain is devoted to songs and poetry in the public domain. Most of participants are Jacksonville musicians and/or poets. Work by Mark Ari, Teri Youmans Grimm, Steven Sherrill, Spiral Bound, Mark Williams, Dewgrass, Davis Parry. Produced by Mark Ari. Listen

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Mudlark, edited by Dr. William Slaughter and published in Jacksonville. An electronic journal of poetry and poetics. Dr. Slaughter is Professor Emeritus of UNF’s English department. Read

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